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Mars orbiter snaps Curiosity and tracks from far above

Get a rare perspective on the Curiosity rover's travels across a distant planet with a fascinating image snapped by NASA's Mars orbiter.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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A look back at NASA's planet-pinpointing space 'scope

The space agency says the Kepler space telescope is having equipment issues. With the mission threatened, we look back at Kepler's mind-expanding search for Earth-like exoplanets.

By May. 19, 2013

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Curiosity rover snaps its first Earth photo from Mars

In a bittersweet moment, Curiosity looks back and takes a snapshot of its home planet above the Mars skyline.

By Feb. 7, 2014

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NASA photos show possible flowing water on Mars

They're called "recurring slope lineae." They've been showing up in photos of Mars, and they could be explained by the presence of seasonal water flows on the red planet.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Mars rover fine after space version of Control-Alt-Delete

NASA scientists report successful rebooting of Curiosity after the Mars rover suffers a software glitch.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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NASA releases Saturn 'hexagon' images like never seen before

Spanning 20,000 miles and whipping up winds of 200 miles per hour, this massive six-sided storm clustered around the planet's north pole is a sight to behold.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Here's what Mars looks like during its spring thaw

The seasons are shifting on some Martian sand dunes, and NASA has a fascinating photo of the thaw to share.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Mars? No, Burning Man: Curosity Rover art car will prowl the playa

A team from NASA's JPL, working on its own, has built an art car based on Curiosity Rover, which touched down on Mars just over a year ago.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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Mars 'jelly doughnut' mystery finally solved

Where did the infamous rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars come from? The explanation, it turns out, is more simple than sci-fi.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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Saturn may be birthing a brand-new baby moon

An icy object causing a commotion in Saturn's rings may give astronomers insight into how Saturn's moons form.

By Apr. 15, 2014